The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) is an international forum of 29 countries and the European Union with an overarching mission of reducing the vulnerability of people worldwide to terrorism by preventing, combating, and prosecuting terrorist acts and countering incitement and recruitment to terrorism.
Our forum brings together experts and practitioners from countries and regions around the world to share experiences and expertise, and develop tools and strategies on how to counter the evolving terrorist threat. The GCTF is Co-Chaired by Morocco and the Netherlands.
MALAGA - Spain - The Plenary Meeting of the Foreign Terrorist Fighters Working Group was hosted by Working Group Co-Chairs, Jordan and the United States.
THE HAGUE - the Netherlands - the Workshop on CVE Challenges of Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) and their Families was hosted by CVE Working Group Co-Chairs, Australia and Indonesia.
THE HAGUE - the Netherlands - The first GCTF Regional Expert Meeting on the Policy Toolkit on the Zurich-London Recommendations on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism Online was hosted by Initiative Co-Leads, Australia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
NAIROBI - Kenya - The Second Plenary Meeting of the Capacity-Building in the East Africa Region Working Group was hosted by Working Group Co-Chairs, Egypt and the European Union.
VALLETTA - Malta - The Second Expert Meeting on the Development of a Memorandum on the Use of Rule of Law-Based Administrative Measures in a Counterterrorism Context was hosted by CJ-RoL Working Group Co-Chairs, Nigeria and Switzerland.